Books by Michael Rubens

EMILY AND THE SPELLSTONE by Michael Rubens
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 13, 2017

"Abrakadonculous! Especially good fun for a rainy afternoon or a not-too-groggy sick day. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
When a forlorn 12-year-old girl finds an enchanted beach stone shaped like a cellphone, suddenly everything starts to get pretty darn weird…. Read full book review >
THE BAD DECISIONS PLAYLIST by Michael Rubens
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"A charming, at times brutally funny peek inside a slacker's mind. (Fiction. 14-18)"
A pot-smoking slacker with a habit of writing half-songs meets his long-lost father in this droll, moving novel. Read full book review >
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 11, 2012

"This book won't make readers proud to be Jewish. It will make them proud to be a pool player in a porkpie hat, a tattooed punk or anyone who survives all the way to 13. Everyone should read it the moment he becomes a man. (Fiction. 13-17)"
This is a book every bar-mitzvah boy will want to steal. Read full book review >
THE SHERIFF OF YRNAMEER by Michael Rubens
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 4, 2009

"Broadly amusing characters and situations, although the yarn never quite clicks as laugh-out-loud comedy."
Picaresque first outing for former Daily Show writer/producer Rubens. Read full book review >